Arup Employee Reviews about "interesting projects"

Updated 7 Dec 2020

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  1. "Excellent"

    5.0
    Current Contractor - Freelance Video Editor in London, England

    I have been working at Arup

    Pros

    interesting projects with flexible deadlines

    Cons

    low pay community channel based product

  2. "Great guys to work with"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Structural Technician in Leeds, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Arup full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Profit share Interesting Projects Always learning International mobility

    Cons

    Salary - barely improves no matter how hard you work no progression


  3. "Working life"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Transaction Specialist in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Arup full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Interesting projects, kind people, flexible, good work life balance.

    Cons

    Promotions and pay rise procedure not flexible enough to reward hard work and delivering on projects.

  4. "Great working environment"

    5.0
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    Former Intern - Summer Vacation Student 

    I worked at Arup

    Pros

    Very interesting projects at all levels

    Cons

    No clear structure as a vacation student

  5. "arup architecture"

    4.0
    Former Contractor - Architect 

    I worked at Arup

    Pros

    interesting projects, ambitios colleagues, nice work environment

    Cons

    Design is lead by directors where it should be more under control of the whole team

  6. "Interesting projects"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Structural Engineer in London, England

    I worked at Arup full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Interesting projects and knowledgable people

    Cons

    Sometimes poor work life balance

  7. "Great company, good ethos and values"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Consultant 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Arup full-time

    Pros

    In general a great company to work for Excellent working environment and offices Working with intelligent and like-minded people Interesting projects Great culture and values and the company is committed to upholding these

    Cons

    The salary could be better

  8. "Decent place to work"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Personal Assistant to Director in London, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Arup full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Lots of really interesting projects and people, lots of scope to get involved beyond regular role responsibilities

    Cons

    Mixed experiences of management styles including some really shocking levels of micromanagement. Can be difficult to work towards promotion in support roles.

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  9. "Great company which works on interesting projects"

    5.0
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    Former Intern - Civil Engineer in London, England

    I worked at Arup for less than a year

    Pros

    Interesting projects, varied work week

    Cons

    Long hours, not enough chance for wage progression

  10. "Good company, talented staff and supportive environment"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Manchester, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Arup full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Talented colleagues Interesting projects / work Good benefits package No shareholder... owned in trust by staff

    Cons

    Bonus structure is top heavy

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